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    Domaine Grand Veneur Chateauneuf-du-Pape Les Origines 2010
    Rhone Red Blends - Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France


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    Professional Ratings: 95 The Wine Advocate, 93 Vinous / Antonio Galloni, 92 Wine Spectator

    Region: Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France

    Varietal: Rhone Red Blends

    Other Info: Collectible Wines

    Style: Earthy & Spicy

    Alcohol By Volume: 15%

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    • 16%

    Item no. 118479

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Deep and brilliant, purple-red color. An exciting nose with aromas of black fruit (blackcurrant, cherry), spices and vanilla. This great aromatic complexity is found on the palate - the spices and ripe fruit appear with an elegant woodiness and harmonious tannins. The finish has good aromatic length and introduces a touch of licorice and peppers. A terrific Chateauneuf du Pape with great concentration and finesse.

    It will accompany game, red meat, or meat in sauce, as well as strong cheeses.

    Blend: 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah, 20% Mourvedre

    Critical Acclaim:

    Another blockbuster is the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Les Origines. A blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Syrah and 20% Mourvedre (45- to-95-year-old vines) aged in small oak, it exhibits an opaque purple color as well as a sweet bouquet of blackberries, espresso roast, ink and graphite. While clearly a modern-styled Chateauneuf du Pape, it retains plenty of the region's typicity and authenticity.

    95 Points
    The Wine Advocate

    Inky purple. Ripe cherry and dark berry aromas are complicated by notes of spicecake and potpourri. Fleshy and expansive, offering sweet cherry-vanilla and blueberry flavors lifted by juicy acidity. Smooth, harmonious tannins lend shape to an impressively long finish, with lingering notes of floral pastilles and Asian spices

    93 Points
    Vinous / Antonio Galloni

    Racy, offering delicious dark bramble, linzer torte and blackberry notes, with a strong graphite edge coursing through the finish. Gains density and flesh on the finish, which bodes well for the cellar. A modern style, but shows solid grounding in its terroir. Best from 2014 through 2022.

    92 Points
    Wine Spectator
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